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Elizabeth Gobiel

Elizabeth Gobiel Good Citizen Award 2012Liz has put her heart and soul into volunteering for the past 16 years at the Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital. She started in the canteen in 1995, assisting patients to make purchases and listening to their many stories. Later, Liz began assisting the Therapeutic Recreation staff with weekly recreation activities. While Liz continued to volunteer at the LPH, she took on an additional role assisting the recreation staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She continues to volunteer weekly at both sites. Liz has overcome numerous obstacles in her life and still enjoys helping others. Liz is committed to her volunteer role, taking the bus several times a week so she can help others. Liz personifies the spirit of volunteerism with her welcoming smile and selfless concern for others.